The artist returns to the place where he started his career almost 50 years ago.
After almost seven years working for Marvel’s distinguished competition, John Romita Jr. will return to the House of Ideas later this year.
Marvel announced the return on their website today, noting that Romita will begin working in the Marvel Universe again in July.
“I have been very fortunate more than a few times in my life, and now I can add this latest event to that list. I have returned to Marvel, the company that I started my career in, and I couldn’t be more thrilled!” said Romita in a statement. “I am literally, at this very moment, working on my next big Marvel project, and it’s a blast!!! I am JUST as excited as I was when I first started, and I will do my best to let the work show that again. I hope fans will see that too!”
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The company launches a new line of young adult comics, starting with ‘Rainbow Bridge’ by Steve Orlando, Steve Foxe and Valentina Brancati.
AfterShock Comics will begin publishing comics aimed at young adults under a new imprint, Seismic Comics, starting with Rainbow Bridge by Steve Orlando, Steve Foxe and Valentina Brancati.
“AfterShock’s mission has always been to push readers out of their comfort zones and defy expectations – providing top creators and up-and-coming storytellers with an opportunity to tell the stories they’ve always wanted to tell in the ways they’ve always wanted to tell them,” said Editor-in-Chief Mike Marts. “With Seismic Press, our mission is to apply the same high-quality approach to content, talent selection and presentation but extend it to a much wider audience and demographic.”
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